Frames decide everything


Recently in Skolkovo, President of Russia D.A. Medvedev held a meeting in the framework of the project "Open Government" on the issue of training and formation of personnel in the system of state. service.

I don’t undertake to discuss the competence of the expert community included in this project, but I would like to express my opinion on professionalism and competence not only in the state. service, but also in the political system, which is the basis for the work of the entire state system of the country. In the recent past I have already written on this topic, which remains relevant today. In order not to bother dear readers and not to take time away from them to search for an article on the Internet, I’ll give the main theses specifically for the Military Review.

From the very beginning I want to say that the emergence of professional politicians in Russia is an immutable requirement of our time. It is unlikely that anyone would argue that today the country should be governed by such people - professionals. Even from the point of view of everyday logic, no one doubts that professional teachers, pilots, highly qualified doctors are needed. Even the plumber must be a professional, otherwise you will not end up with problems. But for some reason, when the question of professionalism in politics arises, many immediately have a doubt: is it possible to raise this question at all? Why not? Maybe we are afraid to hurt someone personally?

Apparently, we are afraid, since so little attention is paid to the topic of a personnel shortage in politics and in the state. service. At the same time, it is curious that the problem of corruption among officials did not decline in their articles and speeches, except that it was lazy.

It turns out that the word "corrupt", addressed to the official, sounds less offensive than the words "amateur", "non-professional."

Everyone knows that for several dozen professionals in the ranks of the current State Duma there are several hundred people who are very far from politics, therefore, they cannot be called professionals. Namely, they should be engaged in writing the laws by which we will live. I get scared at the thought of it, and you?

But much more terrible is the fact that almost no one dares to speak openly about this, no one uses some of the posts and names with the prefixes "fake", "strained", "thieves" and so on. As if there are none at all.

Of course, I do not idealize the political sphere and the people working in it in other countries, too. Even in the most developed, which we are so inclined to consider as an example to follow.

Do I believe that it is possible to eradicate cronyism and lack of professionalism at all? Of course no. But to drastically change the existing ratio of personnel in watered. system and in the state. service in favor of professionals can and should be.

At one time, in a similar way, the question was posed by the then Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak. There were even developed criteria for evaluating regional level managers, which contain a rather large list of indicators. But how the experiment ended, nobody knows. In addition, the criteria developed lacked a scientific justification.

Now that the issue of professionalism in politics has become acute, the topic must be returned. And the results of the fact that he has become aggravated, we see on the screens every day, we read about these results in various media. These are rallies, growing discontent of the population, and the strained victory of “United Russia” in the last parliamentary elections, and the appearance on the political arena of pseudo-Diozal characters (or simply adventurers and charlatans from politics), which some of our citizens are ready to follow. But such leaders can only be followed by complete disillusionment with existing political parties and people, into these parties, including the so-called parliamentary opposition.

Today, the authorities are faced with a very specific task - with the direct participation and control of society, to develop such an algorithm of actions and selection of personnel that would minimize political risks. This is very important, since not one person is responsible for the risks in politics, and even, for example, not one party, but the state, all the people who experience these risks on their shoulders. Therefore, the measure of responsibility of politicians is disproportionately greater than that of any other specialist.

And there is already such an algorithm. It includes competency requirements and policy competence. At first glance, these terms seem abstract, far from real life and not measurable. But let's look more specifically. Competences are those obligatory for the policy requirements that it must meet. And competence is the real level of competence that a particular politician has. In our case, competencies include three components: the philosophy of politics and ideological doctrines; acmeological knowledge (human knowledge bank); Acmeological technology (technology development). Every modern politician must know all this today.

To some, this may seem to be merely scientific-like concepts, far from practical life. But this is absolutely not the case. What is the philosophy of politics? It is expressed in specific ideological doctrines. At the level of society, ideological doctrines are the guidelines for its development, designated in goals and objectives. Usually such doctrines are constitutional. We have this expressed in the article of the Constitution that the Russian Federation is a social state. However, there are also different models of the welfare state. In the USA, for example, one model, in the Scandinavian countries - another. And if we recall that the Constitution of the Russian Federation was adopted at the time when the monetarist model was introduced into our economy, then it is clear that in practice only the name of the social state remains. That is why politicians should at least understand to some extent the issues of the philosophy of politics, focused not only on the experience of some other countries, but also on the specifics of real Russian reality. That is, a policy that would be focused on the interests of the majority, and not a minority of citizens.

The question arises: are there enough shocks for our power? Does she understand that we stand at the line after which either the development of the political system begins, or the government will calm down and, underestimating the importance of the events, will finally lose the trust of the people and the opportunity to constructively change the political system for the better?

One of the goals of improving the political system is the emergence of professional politicians and civil servants.

This is the modern Russian politician who should understand, and, moreover, to understand at the level of professional knowledge and technology.

In addition to everything else, this knowledge concerns the development opportunities of each particular politician. After all, every person has his own potential, level of development, psychological resource. Today, proceeding from the prevailing political mentality, it is difficult to expect that any politician will want to voluntarily find out and recognize his weaknesses, his “ceiling”. But I’m just sure that in time this will be a harsh necessity for them, from which one cannot escape. Orientation to development is the only possible option to remain in politics. And the absolute majority of people who somehow got into the clip of politics as a professional activity want to survive. The sooner they realize this, the better.

Yes, actually, there is very little time left for awareness. The announced program of modernization of the country will not bypass the political sphere. Obviously, people who have a strong professional background should govern the country in the process of modernization, and even more so by a renewed Russia. Especially today, when you have to solve problems of increased complexity in a very short time. And there will be no other conditions.
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  1. +2
    15 March 2012 11: 53
    Against the background of bureaucrats who have grown up in their seats, a completely normal decision ... It is necessary to give way to young people and to constantly shuffle the deck .. Otherwise, the official will grow in ties and acquaintances, you will not be pulled out of a warm office ...
    1. Neighbor
      15 March 2012 12: 31
      Quote: domokl
      Otherwise, the official acquires connections and acquaintances, you can’t pull him out of a warm office

      And their children. As far as I know the bosses (for work) or just highly paid workers (they sit at the 5th point and sign the papers) - everyone takes their place in kinship or crony relations.
      Or buy for $ places. If your dad is a boss - then you will become 99% - if your dad is a hard worker - the probability of becoming a boss - be you even a Genius - 1%. Even higher education gives little, very little.
      And he also noticed that the dumber, bolder and at the same time cowardly and meaner, no boom-boom in work - the more chances he has to become a boss. For such loves top management. So that as a sheep - what they say - then he did it without unnecessary initiatives.
      They are there - in Moscow they can offer bright ideas - in the places around the country everything is as it was - it will be so. Too this system - dad-son-friend- $ is settled. If it was built for 20 years, then it will have to be destroyed - not one and not 5 years. Toko is unlikely to be at all - destruction - because all the bosses - everything suits!
      1. predator
        15 March 2012 19: 05
        Golden words, Neighbor!
  2. +2
    15 March 2012 11: 54
    A clear question, a clear answer supported by arguments. I put +
    Putin should not miss the initiative.
    1. +1
      15 March 2012 12: 14
      That's right .. Now we need tough measures to stir up the elite and production ... And above all, we need competent leaders .. Ours, not Western ones ...
  3. bad
    15 March 2012 12: 09
    And who inflated this bureaucracy to incredible limits? And what, those 12 years that Putin was in power there was no corruption and bribes? What initiative should he not miss? You better ask if, in every keynote speech of the president and the EP, starting in 2000, the first questions include the fight against corruption and bribes, why haven’t they yet dealt with this problem, but has it only got worse? As children, they promise you, and you hung your ears and drooled, and the fact that over the years of the current government has become worse in this regard - you close your eyes
  4. +2
    15 March 2012 12: 11
    Domokl, agreed on all 100, but a small nuance is not only to shuffle the deck, but also to discard some cards ...
    1. +1
      15 March 2012 12: 15
      Thanks for your support laughing ... as a gambler, I’ll say to a gambler in the ear ... In the end, you need to throw out the whole deck .. It is worn out quite .. And on a little dial new, not played lol
  5. +2
    15 March 2012 12: 16
    What in the State Duma and the Federation Council are numerous artists, athletes, retirees and simply "confidants" doing? How did Kozhevnikova get there and for what? What special knowledge and skills does the widow of Mr. Sobchak show?
    The author of the article is absolutely right - we need professionals: politicians, economists, analysts, etc.
    The electoral system in the state is perverted. The Leninist approach still prevails: "Every cook should be able to run the state"what EP successfully uses, having an obedient majority in parliament non-professionals.
    That is why, both the government and the legislative bodies are full of "nepotism" and mutual responsibility.
    1. predator
      15 March 2012 19: 01
      What kind of special knowledge and skills does the widow of Mr. Sobchak display?
      Because A. Sobchak, "the father of Russian democracy," raised and educated two future presidents of Russia, and in gratitude for this, the widow of the "sensei" sits on the Federation Council (in her free time from visiting nightclubs) and at the same time receives a handsome salary.
  6. 0
    15 March 2012 12: 23
    Definitely a plus. The concept is good, but the control mechanism was invented and tested in 37-39.
  7. +1
    15 March 2012 12: 47
    it’s necessary, I’ve run the chtoli, all as one in the minuses, fix .....
  8. +1
    15 March 2012 13: 09
    I remember recently there was a debate on the "elite" of the nouveau riche.
    Given the fact that the so-called "prestigious universities" today are not for ordinary people from the earth, who have risen by their labor.
    As a result, it turns out that the frames we get those more!
    Clearly sharpened to the west, tolerant and different as a flag at gay pride parades. And taking into account the "longitudinal-vertical" ties since time, you tell me, I tell you,
    the mess will go on.
    In the USSR, hard workers, women in the Communist Party were needed for a hand at party meetings.
    Today it is the same only at the federal level.
  9. +1
    15 March 2012 13: 27
    Professionalism, competence, "knowledge of life" ..... etc. etc. - STE, of course, everything is needed, but the author never saw the main thing: the politician and the state. an employee must also have a certain set of moral, ethical and ideological qualities in order to work really for the good of the people; and a certain potential of these qualities so as not to deteriorate in the future.
  10. predator
    15 March 2012 14: 56
    To become a successful official, you must have a certificate that you were born in St. Petersburg, and a diploma from Leningrad State University, and if you also have a law faculty, you can become president, well, at worst - prime minister.
    1. Catsan
      15 March 2012 19: 19
      Yes Yes!! As there was "my own gang of watering can" and everything will be ...
      They will not let a stranger into power.
      A striking example of Evdokimov (humorist, governor), he tried to restore order and he was simply removed ...

      Prominent fighter against corruption, President Medvedev today proposed his candidacy for governor of the Krasnodar Territory.
      Tkachev will be the governor for the fourth term.

      Niece of Governor Tkachev Anastasia.

      At 22, a talented girl became the owner
      - two pipe plants;
      - development company;
      - invested 3 billion rubles in the poultry complex

      The thief is on the thief, and at the head the main thief is the King.

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